Featured stories about D.R. of Congo
Stories about D.R. of Congo
18 December 2016
For ten years, a U.S. embassy operated quietly in Accra, the capital of the West African country of Ghana. But the embassy wasn't an embassy at all.
10 December 2016
A folklorist at the Erie Art Museum in the US state of Pennsylvania dreamed up the idea: helping refugees gain work skills while working with them to preserve their songs.
28 November 2016
10 September 2016
You'll find little in common between François Fillon, the former French prime minister, and Dorcas Dienda, a current contestant in the “Miss DRC” beauty pageant. But that being said...
28 August 2016
"It is this determination that they show against all odds. I love the athletes in this team as if they were my own children."
22 June 2016
"In the refugee camp, we have no facilities – even shoes we don’t have. There is no gym. Even the weather does not favor training..."
12 May 2016
2 September 2015
In countries with few leading figures capable of securing the role of head of state, constitutionally mandated political changeover can be a real constraint on the political process.
17 July 2015
"Nkosi Sikelel' iAfrika" means "Lord Bless Africa" but its message resonates at a deeper level for many Africans and non-Africans alike.
15 June 2015
Arbitrary Arrests, Cybercrime, and Mass Mobile Adoption: Monitoring Digital Rights in Sub-Saharan Africa
Global Voices speaks to Tom Rhodes, the East Africa representative for the Committee to Protect Journalists, about the state of freedom of expression online in Sub-Saharan Africa.
21 March 2015
From fake horns to relocation, today’s wildlife protectors are enlisting new — and often unproven — strategies to save endangered species.
22 December 2014
Democratic Republic of Congo's Dr. Mukwege: ‘How Can One Stay Silent’ in the Face of Sexual Violence?
Dr. Denis Mukwege moved some European parliament members to tears with his speech accepting the 2014 Sakharov Award on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women.
3 September 2014
18 August 2014
The film "Outbreak" about a fictional Ebola-like virus hit theaters nearly 20 years ago. Has Hollywood's perception of Africa evolved since then?
23 June 2014
The impact of 2014 World Environment Day on Africa: The need for growth on the continent does not absolve nations from protecting the earth, African advocates say.